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Terrorism and justice : moral argument in a threatened world / edited by Tony Coady and Michael O'Keefe
Bib ID 527767
Format BookBook
Description Carlton South, Vic. : Melbourne University Press, 2002 
xvi, 144 p. ; 22 cm. 
ISBN 0522850499
Summary

This is the first book to address philosophically the moral and political underpinnings of terrorism and anti-terrorism. It brings together authors with different attitudes and original perspectives on attitudes and ethical and practical justifications for terrorism.

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  • 1. Toward a Definition of Terrorism / Ninian Stephen
  • 2. Terrorism, Just War and Supreme Emergency / C. A. J. (Tony) Coady
  • 3. Political Terrorism as a Weapon of the Politically Powerless / Robert Young
  • 4. State Terrorism / Igor Primoratz
  • 5. Osama bin Laden, Terrorism and Collective Responsibility / Seumas Miller
  • 6. Towards Liberation: Terrorism from a Liberation Ideology Perspective / Aleksandar Pavkovic
  • 7. Jihad and Violence: Changing Understandings of Jihad Among Muslims / Abdullah Saeed
  • 8. Terrorism and the Right to Wage War / Janna Thompson
  • 9. Responding Justly to International Terrorism / Michael P. O'Keefe
  • 10. A 'War of Good Against Evil' / Raimond Gaita.
 
Notes

Includes index.

Bibliography: p. 133-139.

Subjects Terrorism -- Philosophy.  |  Terrorism -- Moral and ethical aspects.  |  September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001.
Other authors/contributors O'Keefe, Michael J. (Michael John), 1958-  |  Coady, C. A. J
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